Milton police mpd

The Milton Police Department responded to 103 incidents between April 16-22, including 41 traffic stops, 5 suspicious events and 5 motor vehicle complaints. 

This log would not be possible without the generous assistance of the Milton Police Department.

April 16

3:04 p.m. U.S. Route 7

Sergeant Philbrook met with the owner of a daycare and did an ALICE training and site visit. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate and is used as an emergency preparedness strategy.

4:54 p.m. Arrowhead Avenue

Sergeant Philbrook spoke with a male who had several questions regarding landlord tenant law in Vermont.

April 17

2:06 p.m. McMullen Road

Corporal Porter was dispatched for the report of several cars drag racing in the area. Porter located several juveniles who may have been involved but denied any involvement in racing and there was insufficient evidence to prove who the responsible party was. The juveniles were educated on the penalties associated with drag racing.

7:28 p.m. Pinewood Lane

Corporal Grenier responded to a fight involving six people where one had fallen, hit their head and was now having a seizure. Officers interviewed everyone on scene who did not wish to speak with the police. The individual who had fallen also refused to speak with police once being cleared by Colchester Rescue.

April 18

11:43 a.m. Hannaford

Officer Bosworth documented a minor fender-bender in the parking lot. One party reported they exchanged information but wanted to make a police report as well. They were provided a case number for insurance purposes.

10:37 a.m. Hummingbird Lane

Corporal Porter charged a 49 year-old Essex woman for violating an abuse prevention order. A protected party reported the woman contacted them in violation of the order. She was cited into court at a later date.

April 19

8:07 a.m. Duffy Road

Corporal Coulombe stopped a 56 year-old Milton man for an observed motor vehicle violation. The man was found to have a suspended license due to a prior DUI arrest. He was issued a citation to appear in court at a later date.

10:41 a.m. U.S. Route 2

Officer Noel mediated a dispute where a child in DCF custody did not feel safe with their State appointed guardians. DCF subsequently removed the child from the home.

April 20

1:28 p.m. Bombardier Road

Corporal Coulombe spoke with a concerned parent about the deteriorating mental health of their adult child. The parent was provided information to the available services in the area to include Milton Police Department’s new partnership with Howard Community Outreach. If you or someone you know needs their assistance they can be reached at (802) 488-7778.

6:06 p.m. Sawyer Avenue

Corporal Coulombe was dispatched to several ATVs on the roadway. Upon his arrival, there were no ATVs being operated in the area.

April 21

4:00 a.m. Catamount Drive

Officer Jones and K9 Biscotti were dispatched for the report of a car off the road. Upon their arrival the car was gone.

2:43 p.m. Petty Brook Road

Corporal Porter responded to a single car accident into a telephone pole. Milton Rescue, Milton Fire, and Green Mountain Power also responded to the scene. Porter learned the operator was trying to reposition their car in the driveway when their foot slipped off the brake and onto the gas. This caused them to strike the nearby telephone pole. GMP had to replace the pole and minor damage was caused to the operator’s vehicle. The operator did not suffer any injuries.

April 22

Murray Avenue

Corporal Porter answered several questions about an unemployment fraud/scam. The caller had already contacted the Vermont Department of Labor who suggested they contact the local police department for documentation purposes.

5:24 p.m. Lake Road

Corporal Porter responded to the area for an erratic operator. The caller provided a good description and license plate of the vehicle. Porter was unable to locate the vehicle being operated on the roadway but was able to locate the operator at their house. Porter did not observe any signs of impairment.

Written By

Staff Writer

Bridget Higdon is a Staff Writer. She was previously the editor-in-chief of The Vermont Cynic, UVM's independent newspaper. She’s been published in Seven Days, Editor & Publisher and Vermont Vacation Guide. She likes to cook and explore Vermont by bike.

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